|Platypus "On the possibility of what isn't": An Interview with Robert Pippin - Platypus Affiliated Society|
A public interview with Robert Pippin, hosted by the Platypus Affiliated Society, exploring the implications of Hegel's thought, particularly regarding art, in the present day. Robert Pippin is a professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books on German idealism and related topics, including Hegel's Idealism: The Satisfactions of Self-Consciousness, and Modernism as a Philosoph...
Keywords: Platypus; Robert Pippin; Kant; Hegel; Marx; German Idealism; Art; Modernism
|13 - in which ways did Hegel's dialectic influence the way we look at history? - fateful years|
Hegel thought that history is dialectic, a constant change along a path towards a definite end. Although difficult to grasp, with terms like antithesis and geist, what is the basic ideas behind his highly influential way of looking at why things occur through time?
Keywords: Hegel; dialectic; philosophy of history; German Idealism; order out of chaos; reasoning; geist; zeitgeist
|The Vocation of the Scholar - Johann Gottlieb Fichte|
LibriVox recording of The Vocation of the Scholar by Johann Gottlieb Fichte. (Translated by William Smith.) Read in English by Craig Campbell; John Van Stan; Lucretia B. Johann Gottlieb Fichte (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈɡɔtliːp ˈfɪçtə]; May 19, 1762 – January 27, 1814) was a German philosopher. He was one of the founding figures of the philosophical movement known as German idealism, which developed from the theoretical and ethical writings of Immanuel Kant...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; philosophy; Christianity; psychology; essays; education; lectures; german idealism; modern history
|The Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant|
The Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, has been called the most influential and important philosophical text of the modern age.Kant saw the Critique of Pure Reason as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism (there are significant ways in which our concepts and knowledge are gained independently of sense experience) and empiricism (sense experience is the ultimate source of all our concepts and knowledge) and, in particular, to counter the rad...
Keywords: epistemology; metaphysics; critical philosophy; critical system; first critique; transcendental idealism; german idealism; german philosophy; 18th century; modern philosophy; rationalism; empiricism
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